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A champion’s medal comes home

Last Friday, a 103-year-old championship medal won by a Scottish goalkeeper in Philadelphia returned to the city to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame. Here’s the story of the goalkeeper who won that medal and how it came back from Scotland to Philly.

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Philly Soccer 100: BFC ordered to replay American Cup first rounder, a poaching problem, league results

One hundred years ago this week, Bethlehem was ordered to replay American Cup first rounder after fielding an ineligible player and the issue of teams poaching players was coming to a head. Also, results from around Philadelphia’s leagues.

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Philly Soccer 100: Tacony against True Blues in American Cup final

Two inches of rain fall on the first American Cup final to be hosted in Philadelphia.

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Philly Soccer 100: Philly takes on St. Louis champion, Boys Club tops Bethlehem

100 years ago in Philly soccer history, Hibernian and Tacony hosted St, Louis champion Innisfails. Boys Club topped Bethlehem in the first game of the Amateur Championship of Pennsylvania series, and more.

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Tacony v True Blues in 1913 American Cup final

Tacony FC booked its passage to the 1913 American Cup final after defeating Philadelphia Hibernian in the semifinals. It would be a long voyage.

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1913: Innisfails of St. Louis comes to Philly

The East-West series of tours between St. Louis and East Coast teams continued in 1913 when Innisfails traveled East in a tour that included games against Philadelphia Hibernian and Tacony FC.

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Bethlehem Steel FC in Scandinavia, 1919

A look at Bethlehem Steel FC’s 1919 Scandinavian tour, the first overseas tour by a US club.